Half Brioche Stitch
Wrong side of fabric – Right side of fabric
Using worsted weight yarn and size 5 needles for a 8″ x 8″ square
Gauge 17sts & 16 rows = 4″
1 Color Brioche
Cast On 34 sts
Row 1 (WS): *sl1yo, k1; rep from *
Row 2 (RS): *p1, brk1; rep from *
Repeat Rows 1 & 2 until piece measures 8″
Bind off LOOSELY!
Wrong Side/Light Side
2 Color Brioche
Notes: Light Side (LS) Light Color (LC) Dark Side (DS) Dark Color (DC)
sl1yo – slip 1 yarn over
brk (bark) brioche knit
brp (burp) brioche purl
Loosely cast on 28 sts with color A on circular needles.
Do not turn, now slide stitches to other end of needles and attach color B.
Set up row with dark side/dark color *sl1yo, k1; repeat from * Turn.
Row 1 (LS/LC): *p1, brk1; repeat from * Do not turn, slide to other end of needles.
Row 1 (LS/DC): *p1, sl1yo; repeat from * Turn.
Row 2 (DS/LC): *brp1, k1; repeat from * Do not turn, slide to other end of needles.
Row 2 (DS/DC): *sl1yo, k1; repeat from * Turn.
Repeat from row 1 LS/LC for 8″
Loosely Bind off